Prairie Berry buys rhubarb from Black Hills Works garden

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Rapid City, SD Black Hills Works is growing new opportunities for those with disabilities.

They partnered with Gregson's Garden about a year ago to start a green house.

And, Monday Prairie Berry Winery bought more than 90 pounds of rhubarb from Shad's patch.

Shad suffers from cerebral palsy - and got a check for $115 dollars from the winery for his first harvest.

Matt Keck, the owner of Prairie Berry Winery, said "You're supporting people with disabilities and you're supporting growing local. And so it's just a great opportunity to give someone meaningful work to do - that really does make a difference."

Todd Gregson, the owner of Gregson's Gardens, said "He's really independent in taking care of his business. He comes out and waters. He's a very, very dedicated business owner. He's here every day all day long."

The purpose of the garden is to give fresh and locally grown produce to restaurants.

They also hope to expand Shad's Rhubarb Patch in the future.